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Washington, Sep 13, 2013 -

House Votes to Prevent Fraudulent Health Insurance Subsidy Payments 
Earlier this summer, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released hundreds of pages of regulations to implement the 2010 health care law. Included in the newly released regulations was an announcement that the federal government would not verify that individuals seeking subsidies to purchase health insurance through the law’s exchanges are qualified to receive such assistance. This week, the House passed H.R. 2775, the No Subsidies Without Verification Act, which would require that accurate verification systems be in place before subsidies are disbursed.  I supported this legislation in order to ensure that only those individuals who are actually eligible to receive assistance do so and prevent fraud and abuse of taxpayer dollars.
 
Internship Opportunities in Rep. Miller’s District Office
I am pleased to announce that my office is currently accepting applications from high school and college students interested in a Fall or Winter internship with my District Office in Rancho Cucamonga.  A Congressional internship offers students the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge of the operations of the federal government, constituent services and intergovernmental relations. 

Responsibilities include front desk reception, providing phone support, constituent services, processing mail, conducting research and working with the staff on special projects. Consideration will be given to reliable, motivated individuals with excellent written and verbal communication skills. A strong work ethic and ability to handle multiple tasks are essential qualities. For more information, please contact Suzette Swallow at (909) 980-1492.

September and October Mobile District Office Information
In addition to my permanent District Office in Rancho Cucamonga, members of my staff will be holding office hours in cities across the 31st District to meet with constituents who need assistance with federal agencies. For additional information or to schedule an appointment during any of the upcoming Mobile District Office hours below, please call the Rancho Cucamonga office at (909) 980-1492:

• Colton: September 17, 2013, Hours: 10am-3pm
Colton City Hall, Conference Room, 650 N La Cadena Drive, Colton, CA 92324

• Loma Linda: September 26, 2013, Hours: 10am-3pm
Loma Linda City Hall, Conference Room, 25541 Barton Road, Loma Linda, CA 92354

• Upland – October 3, 2013, Hours: 10am-3pm
Upland City Hall, Council Chambers, 460 N. Euclid Ave. Upland, CA 91786

• Rialto – October 7, 2013, Hours: 10am-3pm
Rialto Senior Center, 1411 S Riverside Ave, Rialto, CA 92376

• Fontana – October 10, 2013, Hours: 10am-3pm
Fontana City Hall, Conference Room, 8353 Sierra Ave., Fontana, CA 92335

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